Tag Archives: Paranormal Activity 2

What happened to the Promised Land?

The major expansion this weekend was for Matt Damon’s Promised Land. Gus Van Sant’s well-reviewed ‘fracking is bad but it’s complicated…’ morality play earned just $4.6 million for the weekend. Chalk it up to being mostly buried during the frenzied Oscar season. Frankly, this could have been[...]

‘Paranormal Activity 2’ scores a record $6.3M on midnight showings

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: After scoring a record $6.3 million in midnight showings alone, “Paranormal Activity 2” ended its first day with $20.1 million. For what it’s worth, that means that “Paranormal Activity 2” had one of the lowest ‘midnight-to-opening day’ multipliers in history. Only “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”[...]

“Wall Street 2” is a genuine mainstream hit with $19 million

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The funny thing about long-delayed sequels is that it’s generally pretty easy for them to top the opening weekends of their predecessors purely due to inflation. So while “Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps” is a genuine mainstream hit with $19 million on 3,565 screens ($5,330 per[...]

“Paranormal Activity” sequel scares up teaser trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I have six words for anyone who thinks a “Paranormal Activity” sequel is a great idea: “Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows.” The original “Blair Witch” was a touchstone in modern, reality-based horror. It sneaked onto the scene, surprised (and terrified) audiences with its barebones’ tactics, and broke[...]